HomeChild actor Matthew Mendler has died at the age of 19 after missing out on college earlier this week.

Child actor Matthew Mendler has died at the age of 19 after missing out on college earlier this week.

Child actor Matthew Mendler, 19, was found dead near his college campus after going missing earlier this week: He starred opposite Paul Rudd in 2011’s Our Idiot Brother

  • Matthew Mindler, a freshman at Millersville University, was pronounced dead Saturday, according to a statement from university officials.
  • The child actor disappeared Tuesday night after leaving his apartment
  • He was reported missing on Wednesday after failing to return to the residence hall and skipping his lessons
  • He was last seen walking toward the campus parking lot after 8 p.m. on Tuesday
  • The cause of death was not disclosed until Saturday afternoon, and authorities did not say whether there was a sinister crime or not
  • Mendler is best known for appearing in the 2011 comedy Our Idiot Brother, starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and Emily Mortimer.

Former child actor Matthew Mendler, best known for his role opposite Paul Rudd in the 2011 comedy Our Idiot Brother, has been announced dead after disappearing from his kidneys in Pennsylvania last week.

The college he attended, Millersville University, confirmed his death after issuing a statement on Saturday.

“It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, a first-year student at Millersville University,” the statement obtained. TMZ Read.

Mindler is a former child actor who starred opposite Paul Rudd in 2011.

Matthew Mindler (left), a freshman at Millersville University and a former child actor who starred opposite Paul Rudd (right), disappeared Tuesday after moving out of his dorm.

The search for Matthew has been underway since Thursday, after he was reported missing. Matthew was found dead this morning, Saturday, August 28, in the town of Manor near the campus.

The cause of death was not released until Saturday afternoon, and authorities did not say whether or not there was a vicious crime.

According to Millersville University police, Mendler, a 20-year-old student, was last seen on campus Tuesday night after attending classes on Mondays and Tuesdays. He was reported missing the following night on Wednesday, after he failed to return to his bedroom and skip lessons.

Police wrote in an Instagram post that Mendler was seen walking from his West Villages residence building toward Centennial Driver’s parking lot around 8.11 p.m. on Tuesday.

Millersville University Police released a screenshot of security footage showing Mendler in a corridor at the West Village residence hall on Tuesday night.

Millersville University Police released a screenshot of security footage showing Mendler in a corridor at the West Village residence hall on Tuesday night.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public university in Millersville, Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public university in Millersville, Pennsylvania

As seen in a screenshot from a security video, the student was wearing a white Millersville University hoodie with black stripes on the arm, a black face mask, dark jeans and sneakers. He was carrying a black backpack.

Campus police filed a missing person report with the National Crime Information Center on Thursday.

Mindler’s IMDB page lists eight acting credits in films and TV shows, including the 2013 short The Frequency, directed by his older brother, cinematographer Derek Mindler.

Mindler's IMDB page lists eight credits for acting in films and TV shows.  Filmed in 2011 attending the premiere of Our Idiot Brother in Los Angeles

Mindler’s IMDB page lists eight credits for acting in films and TV shows. Filmed in 2011 attending the premiere of Our Idiot Brother in Los Angeles

Mendler was cast in a scene with Emily Mortimer, who played his mother in Our Idiot Brother

Mendler was cast in a scene with Emily Mortimer, who played his mother in Our Idiot Brother

His biggest role to date was in Our Idiot Brother, which follows the character of Rudd, an idealistic farmer who upends the lives of his three sisters, played by Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, and Emily Mortimer.

Mendler portrays Mortimer’s son, River.

Midler hasn’t acted since 2016 when he appeared in the TV movie Chad: An American Boy.

Millersville University President Daniel Wubah has sent a letter to students addressing Mendler’s disappearance, reportedly WGAL.

Wubah wrote in part: “Matt’s health and safety are paramount and I know our thoughts are with him, his family and friends.” Our Police Department is continuing its efforts to locate Matt in cooperation with regional law enforcement agencies. They follow every lead and appreciate your interest in this effort.

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